This is one of a series of interviews completed by the Milton Historical Society (http://miltonhistoricalsociety.ca) as part of the production of the book "Milton Remembers WWII 1939-1945". Several veterans of Milton and the surrounding community were interviewed by MHS staff to document their experiences in Milton, their service to Canada in WWII and the impact that this had on their life. This is the interview of Ken James, for whom the war took 8 years of his life and only 1 day in action â on the Beaches at Dieppe. Ken the following 30 months in a German POW camp and work farm, released only to the care of the Red Cross when he was confirmed with TB (tuberculosis). This interview was conducted by Ken Lamb on May 26, 1994.
For further information on the men and women of Milton Ontario Canada who served in the Canadian Armed Forces, please refer to the Milton Historical Society web site at http://miltonhistoricalsociety.ca/miltonsoldiers/, or contact the MHS at firstname.lastname@example.org as required.
This tape ended prematurely at 1:08:54 when the interviewer said "one moment Ken", however most of the interview was completed by that time.